The relationship between Receptor Activator of Nuclear Factor-kappaB Ligand (RANKL) gene polymorphism and aortic calcification in Korean women.

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The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between RANKL gene polymorphisms and aortic calcification in Korean women. In 237 healthy Korean women, aortic calcification in thoracic and abdominal aorta was examined in simple radiologic method and lumbar spine and femoral neck BMD were examined by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry. Serum OPG… (More)

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